Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-29-2002, 11:24 PM
Squid's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 69
Bilstein Sport Shock Installation

Okay, I finally did it. I should have done this installation last December, but I stopped when I thought my springs didn't match (I thought I had 3 stock springs, one H&R). I ended up buying Edict's used set ONLY to find out that I did have H&R
's all around (the other three were just dirty!!!). So, I proceeded with installation today.

This is perhaps one of the easier maintenance work I've done on the car. If you don't have to replace the springs, there's no need to compress them (all sides). It's a very simple procedure that's really self-explanatory (email me if you do have questions). The whole thing took less than two hours, shock and strut mounted PLUS brake bleed.

The ride is obviously better, and a bit firmer (but not as firm as the Miata's Konis). There's also less body roll, and you will may want the car aligned (I won't until I buy new tires). I'll drive this thing up the twisties tomorrow to see if it grabs the tarmac well. Definitely a must for all you folks with lowering springs and stock absorbers (Ash). :p
89 300CE
91 Supercharged Miata
99 E320 Wagon
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
W126 Lessons Learned on R&R Front and Rear Shocks stephenson Tech Help 7 12-22-2008 09:09 PM
500E parts FOR SALE: (2) Bilstein Sport front shocks + full (4) H&R Sport spring set run.exe Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 0 04-14-2004 04:21 PM
Shock Absorber installation (Bilstein Comforts) Holson Adi Diesel Discussion 11 06-11-2003 06:51 PM
are W124 MB Sportline shocks different from Bilstein Sport? Drunchik Performance Paddock 2 11-04-2002 07:49 AM
Bilstein Shock Questions ss109 Performance Paddock 3 02-10-2000 01:35 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page